Then he gets powers.
Needless to say, he can fit that in, it's a conspiracy to silence him, but I've got to give him powers. I was toying with the idea of hand-picking them to make him more comic, but powers in this world are random.
I can make random powers funny in his hands. Especially if he thinks that no one will believe him if he uses them -- instead he virtuously refuses to show the purity of his knowledge.